Minor/Repaint: Generations Scourge

Discussion in 'Radicons Customs' started by ServO, May 9, 2011.

  1. ServO

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    Heya team...

    I recently was visiting a friend and fellow board members place and had the opportunity to take a first hand look at United Scourge.
    Our discussion about the figure started to focus on the limited differences between the United, and general release. I was a bit underwhelmed by the lack of details on United Scourge, so I made a mental note to see about a better way to have a more "premium" look to Scourge.
    Today I spent a couple of hours with the figure, and here is what I've come up with so far...

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    I took apart his head and painted the clear parts of his eyes and light piping with a clear red. The same clear red was used on his fingers, and then I brushed 3 light coats of Metallic Blue Sapphire over the dark blue...I am still contemplating some added detail to the facial hair, and possibly panel lining, but I wanted to get a feel for what folks think of his base colors as they are now.
    Sorry about the cluttered pics...my workspace is always a WIP.

    Thanks for looking!
     

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  2. optimusfan

    optimusfan Kill your heroes Administrator TFW2005 Supporter

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    This is exactly how the United version of the figure should have been painted. It looks gorgeous. I'm totally jealous. Nicely done!
     
  3. Nemesis251

    Nemesis251 Wants 3rd Party Knock Out

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    So this was done to a United version or you paint a Gen. version to better represent the United idea? Either way, great job! Hell, can you do one for me?
     
  4. Andrew28b

    Andrew28b Nemesis custom

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    Really good lookin! Mine came with a ton of mold flash and missing paint so i got my work cut for me. This is a inspirational repaint. Needs pink nails though :D 
     
  5. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    LOL Thanks you guys!

    This was done to just a regular "off the peg" figure...I'm uncertain as to how the metallic blue would look in combination with the darker blues on a United Scourge...You can bet I will be discussing this with my buddy in the near future.
     
  6. ServO

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    There was a ton of flashing on mine as well...not to mention I noticed alot of really bad seams, and when I opened up his head, the light piping was cracked in a couple of spots...very disconcerting.
    I was going to go with the pink nails, but I couldnt bring myself to do it...a nice rich red was acceptable for my display.

    Thanks!
     
  7. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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  8. bellyboy

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    thats an awesome shade of blue well done
     
  9. Quixote_Prime

    Quixote_Prime is missed.

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    SB this looks awesome! :bay 

    Is this your "something blue and something new"? :wink: 

    Did you do a stripe on his wings?
     
  10. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    LoL I dunno if that is what we had in mind but we'll see...

    I didn't do a stripe on the wing, but that doesn't mean I couldn't still...not a bad idea considering that is an app the regular version does not have.

    Thanks!
     
  11. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Looks very Unitedy. :) 
     
  12. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    LOL Thank you!

    I believe I will add that word to my TF vocabulary.
     
  13. Xhairs

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    great repaint.
     
  14. ServO

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    Thanks!
     
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    I love a perfect paint job. :thumb  You get the no-prize, my man.
     
  16. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    Perfection....
     
  17. beigoma

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    Your base colors look great. I like that shade of blue. If there's one thing the Hasbro version is missing it's a continuation of the blue on the front of the plane in alt mode. I think it would look great if it went all the way down the front of the wing.
     
  18. ServO

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    Yeah I've had a couple of people suggest that, and I believe that's going to be the next step with this guy...also maybe a different color for the beige areas on the forearms.

    Thanks!
     
  19. Long_Haul

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    Well Done.
     
  20. ShortCircuit

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    Could you briefly describe how you got that Decepticon symbol perfectly on his chest please, wow, wow, wow. Just...wow. Just finished watching Starscream's Ghost, and I see this, wow.
     

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